Hugh grew up in Chilton County Alabama. In the spring of 2000 he moved
to Toccoa, Georgia to get his college degree. In the spring of 2003 he
graduated and married his college sweetheart Stephanie. They have four children: Kelsi, Ava, Isaac, and Sylvie.
Hugh has been around the
timber industry all of his life because of his father, George. In 2005
Hugh began working as a timber buyer for Coldwater Timber in Elberton,
Georgia. In 2007 Champion Legacy Resources was started. Its main
function is to buy timber. In April of 2008 the company bought a
sawmill and Champion Legacy Lumber was born.